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Crocodile rock
Entrance of the front
sitting room
Living area
Breakfast bar
Master bed room
Double bed room
Twin bed room
Bath room
Infinity pool
Fantastic lake views from the pool
Pool & the lake
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Night view of the pool and the lake
Out side dining
Romantic evenings
Night view of the house
Tropical garden
Garden
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Galle, Galle District, Southern Province

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Georgie B
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Absolute paradise!”
Reviewed 30 January 2014 for a stay in August 2013
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I arrived and was immediately offered a refreshing drink of coconut water and our entire stay in this beautiful house continued in the same way, with delicious home-made curries, tuk-tuks organised and exemplary and friendly service on every occasion, including making me the most amazing birthday cake I've ever had. Such a treat!

The house itself is in a stunning,secluded location overlooking a large lake and was perfect for both lounging by the pool and as a base for exploring the area. We had outings to various beaches, Galle itself and cycling trips as well as going to Yalle for a safari on one day. I totally relaxed and recharged here. Utter paradise, I'd thoroughly recommend and definitely would return.

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ViciBurr
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC - I want to go back tomorrow!!!”
Reviewed 29 January 2014 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

I stayed in Kibulagala Watte last August and had the most AMAZING time!

The weather was fantastic, the house was incredible and the friendly staff were very welcoming!

I was in a group of five people and we all fitted in very comfortably – in fact you could easily have had more guests if you had wanted. The accommodation inside and out was luxurious and beautiful and the swimming pool just asks you to get in. Couple this with the loveliest view of the lake and lush green forest with wildlife peeping out at you – makes this the perfect escape!! I will never forget having the most delicious curries sitting outside in the evening heat relaxing after visiting the local beaches.

I was slightly worried about my trip as I had just been in hospital for my back and was concerned I may not be comfortable being so far from home – but I couldn’t have been more wrong. I was looked after from start to finish and never once had an issue with my back.

I am recommending this to everyone I know and would love to go back!!!!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Adam S
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Idyllic Villa - The Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed 29 January 2014 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Stayed for two weeks with a group of friends.

The villa is immaculate, the staff friendly and welcoming. The food was brilliant, from morning breakfasts of fruit and egg hoppers through to local seafood and authentic Sri-Lankan curries. Transfers from the airport were simple and the staff were only too helpful to organise tuk-tuks for local trips.

A perfect place to either relax and watch the world go by, either in the villa, by the pool or on the terrace or to use as a base to explore the local sights. We had wonderful day trips to Yalla National Park, the Old Town of Galle and days on local beaches.

Would happily recommend to everyone and am already looking forward to another visit some time very soon.

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Liked best: A beuatiful place to relax
Liked least: Very little that could have been improved
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
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W12Girl
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“Beautiful Villa in a fantastic location - we have already booked to go back next year!”
Reviewed 24 January 2014 for a stay in August 2013
2
people found this review helpful

We had the holiday of a lifetime - the house is beautiful and the staff so friendly. There is lost to see and do in the local area and the local beaches are out of this world. You are guranteed to have a relaxing time at this villa.

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Liked best: The location
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Reviewed 19 April 2012 for a stay in April 2012

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